Photo Credit: James R. Stevens, Carl Ray, c. 1970
Carl Ray (1942-1978), known to his Cree brothers as Tall Straight Poplar, was from the Sandy Lake Reserve in northwestern Ontario. A translator and illustrator of these heoric tales of his people, Ray was an important and dynamic member of the Canadian Woodlands Artists. The son of James and Maggi Rae, he died in a tragic event in Sioux Lookout.
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